Influenza vaccine for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The November meeting of the PBAC saw a positive endorsement for the extension of the influenza vaccine program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 5 -17 years. This decision supports influenza vaccine funding for Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people of all ages on the NIP.

Please refer to the link below for further information:

November 2018 PBAC meeting positive recommendations

New vaccine preventable disease fact sheets

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has developed a series of factsheets detailing various vaccine preventable diseases (VPD's). These fact sheets provide information regarding the diseases, the number of cases reported in Australia, as well as rates of hospitalisation and deaths.

The fact sheets can be found via the following link:

AIHW fact sheets



Updated SAEFVIC Reporting Form (Online/ Print)

In support of the environment and sustainability efforts, MVEC encourages online reporting of adverse events following immunisations on; online reporting ensures accuracy of information submitted to SAEFVIC. 
However if a print copy is preferred, an updated SAEFVIC reporting form is now available on the 赛维克 页。